If you are a physician working in South Carolina and are considering medication dispensing at your practice, it is important that you adhere to state laws and regulations. The information included on this page is for reference only, so please refer to your state medical or pharmaceutical board for updated information. 

Registration for Medication Dispensing

Physicians can dispense medications to patients in South Carolina who are under their care. A dispensing permit is required for what are known as “non-owned” sites which are those not directly owned by the physician. A state controlled license is required for physicians who wish to dispense medications at their practice. Nurse Practitioners can also dispense medications, but there are limitations so be sure to follow state licensing requirements

What are the Benefits of Understanding South Carolina Physician Dispensing Regulations?

There are several benefits for medication dispensing, including: 

  • Driven revenue into your practice
  • Improved patient medication compliance
  • Patient satisfaction and recommendations to your practice
  • Reduce workload for staff (fewer pharmacy calls)
  • Reduced cost to patients
  • Time saved for both patients and staff

Why Should You Choose First Coast Health Solutions

We are a leading national provider of full-service physician dispensing solutions. Our dispensing programs are designed to work with all medical, dental, and health care specialties. 

By choosing our services, you have not only the software and medications to dispense but the service support necessary to keep your business thriving. We have dedicated account managers, over 800 customer support agents, guaranteed quick reimbursements, leading dispensing software, the analytics to maximize reimbursement, and proven formulary optimization. 

It does not matter if you are a clinic, urgent care, hospital, or private practice; our program for physician dispensing can fit your needs and has proven successful in similar settings.

How does First Coast Health Solutions Support South Carolina Physician Dispensing Regulations?

Most offices dispense controlled substances, and our physician dispensing software monitors and submits information to state Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP). 

We are also here to support you, the physician, and understand your license is your lifeline. If you have questions about South Carolina physician dispensing regulations, don’t hesitate to contact us.

The material contained on this site is for informational purposes only and DOES NOT CONSTITUTE THE PROVIDING OF MEDICAL ADVICE, and is not intended to be a substitute for independent professional medical judgment, advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your health.

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